Abimael Guzman

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Birthday
3, 1934
Birthplace
Peru
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1934 (age 84)
Birthplace
Peru

About

Professor of philosophy and the leader of the Shining Path during the internal conflict in Peru from the 1960s until 1992.

Before Fame

He was a student at the Social Studies department of San Agustin National University in Arequipa when he was 19 years old.

Trivia

He was captured by the Peruvian government in 1992 and sentenced to life in prison for charges of terrorism and treason.

Family Life

He married his second wife, Elena Iparraguirre in 2004.

Associated With

Like him, Ricardo Palma was a Peruvian scholar and politician.